Edinburg City Council
City of Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Texas
Location: City of Edinburg
City Hall-Council Chambers
415 West University Dr.
Edinburg, Texas 78541
January 30, 2018
Special Meeting Agenda
6:00 PM
I. Call to Order, Establish Quorum
II. Certification of Public Notice
III. Public Comments
The Mayor and City Council allow for a specific portion of the City Council Meeting to be dedicated to public comments. Public Comments are limited to three (3) minutes. If a resident desires to make a public comment, please complete the Public Comments Form which will be located outside of the City Council Chambers and submit the completed form to the City Secretary prior to the commencement of the City Council Meeting. We ask for everyone's cooperation in following this procedure.
IV. Ordinance/Charter

Discussion and Possible Action to Conduct An Inquiry into the Conduct of Councilmember Homer Jasso, Jr. as it Relates to Article XVII, Section 2 of the City of Edinburg Charter Under the Authority of Article V, Section 11.


Consider Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Edinburg, Texas at Title III, Administration, Chapter 30, Administrative Code, Classification and Compensation Plan, Section 30.072 Unclassified Grades (Non-Civil Service). [Belinda Torres, Director of Human Resources/Civil Service Director]


Consider Reviewing and Approving Ordinance Amending the Budget for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year by Providing Additional Appropriations to the General Fund. [Ascencion Alonzo, Director of Finance]

V. Contractuals

Consider Authorizing the City Manager to Amend the Interlocal Agreement Between the City of Edinburg and the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District (ECISD) for the Joint Use and Development of Memorial/Eisenhower Sports Complex. [Richard M. Hinojosa, City Manager]


Consider Authorizing the City Manager to Enter Into a Municipal Advisory Agreement for Professional Services with Hilltop Securities Inc. [Richard M. Hinojosa, City Manager]


Discuss and Consider Terminating Assignment of Current Health Insurance Agent of Record, Mr. Gilberto Gonzalez of FBMC Benefits Management, for Employee Health and Voluntary Insurance.

VI. Consent Agenda

Consider Approval of City Council Minutes for January 16, 2018 Regular Meeting. [Myra L. Ayala Garza, City Secretary]

VII. Executive Session
The City Council will convene in Executive Session, in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Vernon's Texas Statutes and Codes Annotated, Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapter D, Exceptions to Requirement that Meetings be Open. The City Council May Elect To Go Into Executive Session On Any Item Whether Or Not Such Item Is Posted As An Executive Session Item At Any Time During The Meeting When Authorized By The Provisions Of The Open Meetings Act.

Discuss and Consider Settlement Negotiations Regarding Case No. C-6817-14-A-2 City of Edinburg (Police Headquarters) vs. Enriquez Enterprises, Velasco Construction & Development, L.P., et al; 92nd District Court, Hidalgo County, Texas and AAA 01-16-0002-8923. (§551.071. Consultation with Attorney; Closed Meeting)


Discussion and Consideration of Proposals for  City Attorney Services, Including Interviews with Applicants, if Necessary. (§551.074.  Personnel Matters; Closed Meeting.)

Open Session
The City Council will convene in Open Session to take necessary action, if any, in accordance with Chapter 551, Open meetings, Subchapter E, Procedures Relating to Closed Meeting, §551.102, Requirement to Vote or Take Final Action in Open Meeting.
VIII. Adjournment
  I hereby certify this Notice of a City Council Special Meeting was posted in accordance with the Open Meetings Act, at the City Offices of the City of Edinburg, located at the 415 West University entrance outside bulletin board, visible and accessible to the general public during and after regular working hours. This notice was posted on January 26, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
  By:  /s/Myra L. Ayala Garza  
  Myra L. Ayala Garza, City Secretary  
  City of Edinburg, Texas  
Disability Access Statement
Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aid or services are requested to contact the City Secretary Department at (956) 388-8204 at least two business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. The accessible entrance and accessible parking spaces are located at Edinburg City Hall, 415 West University.